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Mar 14, 2011 6:00am EDT
and declining america and a declining europe. how do you make money and create jobs? it is a complicated and scary place. it is more creative and i will do it for clients and the more honest than a where do you live? >> i live in germany will have my head office. the dutch government is one of my clients. >> why would somebody hire you? >> i have a unique background. i have been educated in europe. i understand europeans. i lived and worked in washington. i'm a member of the council on foreign relations and i work for the center for strategic international studies. i worked at the heritage foundation on the right and the council is in the middle. i know the points of view of the schools of thought in washington. >> were was, originally? >> ohio, and a good ohioan, a place called rocky river. >> why the cato institute? >> why the cato institute? >> they let the politics fall where they fall. they have been deeply unfashionable. they say we have to have a foreign policy within our means. eisenhower is my favorite modern president. it would ruin our domestic equilibrium, we will not be a gr
Mar 13, 2011 11:00pm EDT
what it is like to live in the new world, declining america, declining europe. how do you make money and create jobs? it is a very complicated, scary place. bhay did is what they did in bhay did is what they did in washington. but it's more creative and you can do it actually for clients and be a little bit more honest about it. brian: where do you live? >> i spend most of my time living in germany. one of my clients is the dutch government. i spend time in the hague as well but most of the time in germany. brian: why would someone hire you? >> i have a unique background. educated in the u.k., so i understand europeans but i lived and worked in washington. i worked for the heritage foundation on the right and the council is in the middle so i know the points of view of every major school of thought in washington so that's a good reason to hire me. brian: where was home originally? >> ohio. a place called rocky river about an hour from cleveland. i had an idyllic, eisenhower childhood it was lovely. i go back to that, pocketbook issues are what matter to a lot of people. and in foreig
Mar 13, 2011 8:00pm EDT
intensely about america getting weaker. when i'm in america i talk about europe. where you aren't, you talk about the other guy. i have a unique point of view. brian: so give us a scenario where the dutch government is using your expertise. do you go to them? write for them? talk to them on the phone? >> i work at a thirving tank called the centre for strategic studies. the dutch government funds my work there, half comes from the hague and half from the dutch government. they call me up and say explain the tea party. we all talk like we understand it but nobody really does. what is the philosophy about this? what is driving this? rather than read a newspaper of a european guessing, that's a great example. brian: do they ever ask you to come to washington and lobby for them? >> no. i would never do that. one of the great things about this is i can do and say what i thought. i wanted to say what i thought was empirically the truth and if you are your own boss you can do that and you have to be able to say no to any client. that's the is hing point. i can say and do what i wish. i would never
Mar 20, 2011 8:00pm EDT
in complex ways. being part of the global economy is the key to what brought our city and america and the world's greatest cities back into economic health. if you recall in the 60's and 70's we were writing off urban america and the cities were on fire and have no hope. and then wall street came along and help discovered and build a global economy. providing capital to the economies of the world. and with wall street's reemergence, new york city was pulled into the economy and became the gateway and has prospered by the rich, new york and america has done well by the rich. >> how big is this place? >> 8.2 million people in terms of our population that were about a million writers than two decades ago. >> if you have eight million people, you are larger than a lot of states, why do people want to live in this dense area? >> i think that people want to one live in a place that is showing leadership, and new york has long attracted people from around the world. top talent from around the world to come here. for people like myself i came here from wisconsin. they say in new york, new
Mar 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
what we are doing. the fed has done an excellent job of helping america recover from the financial crisis. i would like to see people understand how important that role was in stabilizing the country and promoting economic recovery. >> you have members of your board that are members of the fed. janey dimo -- jamie dimon and others. how do they get on that board? >> the banker's and industry representatives were elected by bank shareholders. >> who owns bankshares? >> bankers. >> if this were certain radio shows you were being -- you were accused of being -- the fed is run by bankers who control the world. what do you say to that? >> i say in this country we have been fortunate to have a situation where there is an interplay between government and the private sector expertise. the structure of the fed is set up so our public banks -- for guiding our economy has this network of relationships with the financial community to constantly update information about what is going on. there are some members of those boards like the immediate past chairman of our board was a labor leader here
Mar 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
of america live at 7:00 a.m. eastern europe and spend. -- here on c-span. present obama will deliver a speech in libya today from the national defense university in washington, d.c. he will give an update on the situation there including the u.s. -- including the u.s. actions. that is the president's speech on libya tonight at 7:30 p.m. eastern live on c-span and on cspan radio. >> as protests continued in the middle east and nato is set to take control of military operations in libya, find a letter from the u.n. security officials, and searchable on the cspan video library. ♪ ♪ >> this week, charles blow, the visual op-ed columnist for "the new york times." >> charles blow, your biography starts with this, charles below is the visual op-ed columnist for "the new york times" since april 2000 age. 8 and features charts as a form of opinion journalism. what is this all about? >> it is pretty much as it says. i am a numbers guy. i'm a trend spotter. i use charts to visualize those trends. i use those charts in my opinion pieces and build the opinion out of the chart. for me, the data comes f
Mar 6, 2011 8:00pm EST
is if they ingest these substances. ask any high school coach in america and as i have many high school coaches who have told me the same thing, i want to finally say we don't want to have to act legislatively. we know this is a labor and management issue but we have the additional obligations and the fact that major league baseball in particular has still not been able to act is what motivates but we also need to ask what's going on with other professional sports. >> you saw a lot of people there. who were they, by the way? >> everybody from bud seal illing, the commissioner of baseball -- >> don fear was there from the union. >> yep. all the usual characters and suspects. baseball was hauled before congress to explain itself. on drug abuse. the interesting thing about that hearing, that was one of the instances where i actually feel like we're getting that one wrong. when we -- capitol hill is a great tool for some things and when citizens are cranky on a subject and want to hear from the people making you cranky, it's great to have these hearings. oun fortunately what could also come out is a mo
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